Cropping Manager (Farm Manager)

Job Purpose

  • The Cropping Manager will plan, coordinate, timeously execute and control cropping operations on the farm by effectively utilising all the available resources as per approved production and financial plans.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Being an active part of the management team, disciplined, structured, willing and able to take over responsibility.
  • You will assist operations management with the completion of annual budgets and monthly budget monitoring
  • Plan the agricultural season, the requirements of specific crops and the day to day work schedule for subordinates in detail
  • Communicate and coordinate required interactions between workshop unit, stores, general administration and cropping department
  • Ensure that all equipment, Implements, Tractors and machinery are correctly calibrated and prepared ahead of all field operation
  • Schedule for maintenance periodically
  • Oversee the use and cleaning of stores and storage equipment
  • Ensure that all field records are kept well by farm management
  • Plan and execute required operations in the allocated cropping department in a timeously, precise and resource effective manner.

Required Competencies

  • Must be assertive but diplomatic
  • Mature with high degree of integrity
  • Ability to manage a diverse team

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Crop Science, Agronomy or any related field
  • Masters in the above fields will be a plus
  • Profound experience in growing wheat, maize and soya beans, Knowledge of growing other cropping is an added advantage
  • Being experienced in leading teams

How to apply

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to:

Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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